"No one can lie, no one can hide anything, once he looks directly into someones eyes."
― Paulo Coelho
"One can do some interesting things with a saber, you know. I'll do my best to show them all to you if you'll cooperate by not passing out."
― Darth Vader, to his daughter Leia Organa (Star Wars)

The ability to extract information from an opponent through extraordinarily effective forms of interrogation. A sub-power of Enhanced Investigation.


The user is able to extract information from their opponents through various means, the use of the Bad Cop Technique involves the means of Intimidation, scaring them, inflicting pain, or psychically extracting the information.

The user can even use a more subtle way of getting information from opponents called the Good Cop Techniques where it includes making them feel comfortable, being friendly with them, or using reverse psychology to get information.


Bad Cop:

Good Cop:



Known Users

  • Jack Bristow (Alias)
  • Michael Garibaldi (Babylon 5)
  • Claire Stanfield (Baccano)
  • Jason Bourne (Bourne)
  • Angel (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Buffy Summers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Rupert Giles (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Suzaku Kururugi (Code Geass)
  • Hei (Darker than Black)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • Dick Grayson/Nightwing (DC Comics)
  • Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel Comics)
  • Harry Callahan (Dirty Harry)
  • Arnold Ernst Toht (Indiana Jones)
  • James Bond (James Bond 007)
  • Cole Phillip (LA Noire)
  • Frank Castle/The Punisher (Marvel Comics)
  • Misty Knight (Marvel Comics)
  • Commander Shepard (Mass Effect)
  • Big Boss (Metal Gear)
  • Solid Snake (Metal Gear)
  • Ibiki Morino (Naruto)
  • Nagato/Pain (Naruto); via Jigokudo/Naraka Path
  • Professor Moriarty (Sherlock Holmes)
  • Vic Mackey (The Shield)
  • Marv (Sin City)
  • Jason Teague (Smallville)
  • Sam Fisher (Splinter Cell)
  • Teal'c (Stargate SG-1)
  • Bryan Mills (Taken)
  • Haegr (Warhammer 40,000)
  • Hiei (Yu Yu Hakusho)
  • Takeshi Kovacs (Altered Carbon)


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